Cleveland Institute of Music

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Cleveland Institute of Music can be found in Cleveland, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 500 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

This school has an acceptance rate of about 55% with 29% of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Cleveland Institute of Music Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Cleveland Institute of Music was reported as 54.7% in Fall 2013 with over 358 college applications submitted to Cleveland Institute of Music. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Cleveland Institute of Music has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 44.2%
  • 2010-2011: 35.4%
  • 2011-2012: 39.9%
  • 2012-2013: 37.8%
  • 2013-2014: 54.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 44.6%

How Does Cleveland Institute of Music Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Cleveland Institute of Music is one percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Cleveland Institute of Art68.3%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango69.4%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver87.3%
Bethany College49.5%
Concordia University-Ann Arbor53.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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